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For Syrians in Istanbul, fears rise as deportations begin

Turkey is deporting Syrians from Istanbul to Syria, including to the volatile northwest province of Idlib, according to people who ...

Why Zimbabwe is running on empty, again

Hunger, rocketing inflation, power blackouts, fuel queues - Zimbabwe has been here before, but it's been a decade since things ...

Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

At a glance: Iraq's stalled recovery 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the ...

Mark Esper Sworn In as US Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - Updated 7:45 pm EDTArmy Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan Says Taliban May Soon Release 2 Hostages

The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during ...

Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...

Pet dog abandoned for 'illicit relationship' in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], July 23 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a dog was found abandoned by its owner in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram ...

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

US Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to ...

Anglophone Prisoners Riot in Cameroon Amid Separatist Crisis

YAOUNDE - Cameroonian security forces moved Tuesday to quell uprisings in two prisons by inmates protesting the government's crackdown on ...

The uproar over taking 'man' out of 'manhole'

It is not every day that a change to a municipal code for a medium-sized city makes international news. But ...

Newcomers and Canadian high school students are friendly, but not friends

As international migration continues to grow in scope, complexity and impact, social integration of newcomers has become an issue of ...

Rally In St. Petersburg For Slain LGBT Activist

MOSCOW -- Several dozen demonstrators rallied in St. Petersburg to mourn Yelena Grigoryeva, an LGBT rights campaigner who was slain ...

Uzbek wrestler stripped of 2nd gold over doping

Paris - Uzbek wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his gold medal from the 2012 London Games, the International ...

CONMEBOL punish Argentina chief over Copa ref attack

Asuncion - South American football's ruling body CONMEBOL on Tuesday sanctioned Argentine federation president Claudio Tapia over an attack on ...

Root urges England to set Ashes tone against Ireland

London - Joe Root has urged England to "lay down a marker" for the Ashes when they face Ireland in ...

Stokes wants Williamson to win NZ of the Year award

London - Ben Stokes believes Kane Williamson should be chosen as New Zealander of the Year despite being nominated for ...

Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor

Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital on Monday in the largest demonstration ...

Le Clos demands 'Rio Olympic gold' from 'doping' Sun

Gwangju - Four-time Olympic medalist Chad le Clos has voiced his opinion over China's Sun Yang competing in this year's ...

UAE Crown Prince Ben Zayed Visits China to Boost Ties

CAIRO - China is playing host to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, who is in Beijing on a state visit. ...

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Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

For Syrians in Istanbul, fears rise as deportations begin

Turkey is deporting Syrians from Istanbul to Syria, including to the volatile northwest province of Idlib, according to people who ...

Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

At a glance: Iraq's stalled recovery 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the ...

Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...

Anglophone Prisoners Riot in Cameroon Amid Separatist Crisis

YAOUNDE - Cameroonian security forces moved Tuesday to quell uprisings in two prisons by inmates protesting the government's crackdown on ...

Italy to work with Boris Johnson to ensure orderly Brexit: PM

Rome [Italy], July 24 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that Italy will work with newly elected ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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